Unnes Law Journal
Vol 8 No 2 (2022): Various Issues on Crime, Justice, and Human Rights

Juvenile Delinquency in Semarang City: Aspects of Protection and Law Enforcement in Socio-Legal Approach

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Publish Date
19 Oct 2022


Juvenile delinquency includes all behaviors that deviate from the norms in society, status violations, and violations of criminal law. Violations of status such as running away from home, skipping school, smoking, drinking, illegal racing, and so on. Violations of this status are usually not recorded in quantity because they are not legal violations. While the so-called deviant behavior against the norm includes premarital sex among teenagers, abortion, and so on. This study aims to analyze the phenomenon of juvenile delinquency from a sociological juridical perspective in the city of Semarang. The method used in this study is a mixed method between empirical and normative studies. This method is used to answer substantially the juvenile delinquency case within the legal framework in the city of Semarang.

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Law, Crime, Criminology & Criminal Justice Social Sciences


Unnes Law Journal (Unnes L.J.) is a double-blind peer-reviewed legal journal (ISSN Print 2252-6536 ISSN Online 2722-4503) publishes research and review papers concerning to Legal Studies. Unnes L.J. published biannually by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang on April & October. Focus and ...